ECE, in collaboration with professionals from the Department of Paediatrics and the Child Family Research Institute, is bringing together students, developers, physicians and parents to create apps to solve medical care challenges for children and youth with chronic care needs.
WHO: Individual attendees, parents, NGOs and health care professionals.
Teams to be formed during the Pitches and Brainstorming Event.
WHERE: 2322 Main Mall - Fred Kaiser Building at UBC, RM 2020/2030
WHEN: Teams and individual attendees are to register by June 5, 2015.
Pitches and Brainstorming - June 12th from 5.00 - 8.00pm.
Development - June 13 - 14th, 9.00am - late
Focus Groups - June 15th, TBD
Refinement - June 19th, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Award Ceremony & BBQ - June 19th, 5.00 - 10.00pm
The Canadian FASD-Research Network,TELUS and the Down Syndrome Research Foundation, Children’s Sleep Network and NeuroDevNet are offering thousands of dollars of cash prizes. These prizes will go to individual participants and teams based on their input in existing apps/program/hardware or new app-development!
If you are interested in participating in Apps4Kids Hackathon or for more information, please visit https://hackathon-workshop.eventbrite.ca.